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Welcome to De Witt ...

The city of De Witt is located in Carroll County<1>.

The location of De Witt has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of De Witt, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, De Witt has a population of 115 people<3> (see below for details).

De Witt is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: De Witt lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

De Witt is located in the (660) area code.

The ZIP code for De Witt: 64639<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, De Witt had an population of 115 people. This is a decrease of 7.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, De Witt had a population of 124 people. This makes De Witt the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 124 people, the population of De Witt increased 3.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 120 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for De Witt.

Communities Also Named De Witt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named De Witt - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for De Witt.

Communities near De Witt ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near De Witt.

  • Marshall
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Carrollton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Slater
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Brunswick
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Keytesville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Hale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hale
    • Hale is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 391 people
  • Bosworth
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bosworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bosworth
    • Bosworth is located in Carroll County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
  • Malta Bend
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malta Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malta Bend
    • Malta Bend is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malta Bend <6>
  • Gilliam
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilliam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilliam
    • Gilliam is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 191 people
  • Miami
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around De Witt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for De Witt.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of De Witt. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around De Witt.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around De Witt. See our Newspapers Page for De Witt.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Witt ...

Looking for more information about De Witt? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to De Witt, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for De Witt.

Adding De Witt to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of De Witt in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for De Witt was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for De Witt.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for De Witt. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for De Witt.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Witt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as De Witt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether De Witt or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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